From Lead Sheet to Arrangement - "Adeste Fidelis"
One of the most beautiful of the old English Christmas carols, this 20 measure, through-composed 18th century piece has been reharmonized with rich, colorful jazz chords and voicings in this lesson. Enjoy playing this full two-handed arrangement from your tablet or pc using the onscreen practice sessions or from a printout of the downloadable pdf. Try your hand at applying the techniques used in this lesson to a tune of your choice. Everything is demonstrated note-by-note and chord-by-chord so you can see how all of the pieces come together in this much requested holiday favorite.
Practice Session 1: Play the Arrangement
Practice Session 2: Apply the Techniques
You may find yourself listening to this track year round. A thoughtful arrangement and stellar players make this tune on the compilation album "Hot Jazz for a Cool Night" with leader Vincent Herring, top notch jazz regardless of the season.